folio 56, verso © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.161.56
Title
Folio 56 from an Album of Artists' Drawings from Qajar Iran: Bird and floral design for a pen box (recto); Two sheets: Study of a rose; Study of an iris (verso)
Classification
Albums
Work Type
album folio
Date
1750-1850
Period
Qajar period
Culture
Persian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Colored inks and graphite on off-white laid paper; pricked and verso rubbed with red chalk (recto); Top: Pink and green inks on beige wove paper (verso): Bottom: Green and brown inks on beige laid paper (verso)
Dimensions
Folio: 32.5 x 22 cm
Recto: sheet: 26 x 4 cm
Verso: sheet at top: 11 x 7.4 cm; sheet at bottom: 10.1 x 7.3 cm
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.161.56
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/26/2017 - 01/07/2018

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